WEEKEND: Inaugural Port Angeles kayak, film festival continues on Sunday
Adventurer Chris Duff will make the keynote presentation Saturday in Port Angeles during this weekend's Port Angeles Kayak and Film Festival.
By Rob Ollikainen
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Sunday schedulePORT ANGELES — Here is the Sunday schedule, as well as the fees, for the courses, races and other events at the concluding day of the Port Angeles Kayak and Film Festival.
■ 9 a.m. — “Eskimo Rolling,” Red Lion Hotel pool; $35 course fee.
■ 9 a.m. — “Navigation,” Feiro Marine Life Center; $20 course fee.
■ 9 a.m. — “Selecting Your First Kayak,” Hollywood Beach; $5 course fee.
■ 9 a.m. — “Intro to Rock Gardening,” Freshwater Bay; $35 course fee.
■ 11 a.m. — “Intro to Stand-Up Paddleboarding,” Hollywood Beach; $35 course fee.
■ 11 a.m. — “Choose the Right Paddle,” Hollywood Beach, $5 course fee.
■ 11:30 p.m. — “Edging Skills,” Hollywood Beach; $35 course fee.
■ Noon — “Intro to Surf SUP (Stand-Up Paddle),” Crescent Beach, $35 course fee.
■ Noon — “Towing Techniques,” Hollywood Beach, $35 course fee.
■ 1 p.m. — “Intro to Sea Kayaking,” Hollywood Beach; $35 course fee.
■ 1:30 p.m. — “Debacle Deterrent,” Freshwater Bay; $35 course fee.
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Part festival and part symposium, the kayak extravaganza through Sunday will “bring together people of all ages and all different skill levels” to experience nature and “have a good time,” said Tammi Hinkle, owner of Adventures Through Kayaking.
Co-sponsored by Adventures Through Kayaking, Olympic Raft & Kayak and Sound Bikes & Kayaks — all of Port Angeles — the new festival highlights and promotes all categories of paddling, from sea and lake to river and surf, and offers classes taught by “world-renowned instructors,” many of whom live on the North Olympic Peninsula because of its diverse kayaking opportunities, Hinkle said.
Registrations for land classes can be made at the check-in tent at Hollywood Beach at Lincoln Street and Railroad Avenue.
New and experienced paddlers can test-drive a variety of kayaks at Hollywood Beach for a $10 beach pass.
Eight feature films, ranging from 12 to 40 minutes, were shown at the Outdoor Adventure Film Festival from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at Studio Bob, 118½ Front St.
Among the films were “Bhutan: The Last Shangri-La,” the “Of Souls+Water” series, “Wildwater” and “Mountain Mind Collective,” which was filmed on the North Olympic Peninsula.
Reporter Rob Ollikainen can be reached at 360-452-2345, ext. 5072, or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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